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... garden is happy. (Me especially as I then discover the disabled loo is a western one! ) Travelling most of the day tomorrow by plane, train and boat. Shall be strange to be back briefly in Wuhan where I sweated over my medical missionary research in more ways than one! Suspect wifi will be tricky on the Yangzi, not least due to the steep valley sides. However, hopefully I will not get lost on the boat! Love J and ...
... our graduation ceremony.
It was really nice.
We showed our slideshow, gave out the certificates, and took lots of pictures.
We shared memories over watermelon and said goodbye for now.
We really have grown fond of our Chinese colleagues and are sad to bid them farewell.
We got a bus back to the hotel in the pouring rain and begun packing up our hotel rooms.
We were distracted by a mysterious alarm and ...
Two more teaching days!
Today was our day where the teachers had to take what they've learned and apply it to their classrooms.
We modelled a literacy lesson in the morning, and they had the whole afternoon to develop their own lesson using our strategies and their textbook.
It went really well.
After school, we had an early dinner as we had to prepare for our gala celebration in the evening.
The real estate company that sponsors the ...
Three more teaching days left!
My morning started off great, with the news that the Blue Jays had won again.
Maybe it's good luck for me to be in China...
Our morning consisted of our last theory lesson (yay) and the morning flew by as always when it is the third time around.
Lunch was semi cold again as always, but still pretty good.
After lunch we ...
... Of course, when I say a "traditional smaller town" in China, I'm still referring to a population of more than 10 million, which would make it the largest city in the United States.
There IS a charming old town section of Suzhou, though, and despite the fact Wushifu got a bit lost on the way there, we eventually found it. After checking into the hotel, we made our way down a pedestrian lane behind the hotel with a few nightclubs, including some hippie lounge meets ...
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